Posts Tagged: Construction Recruitment

Commit to Being More Coachable at Work

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Construction Staffing

Candidates for any job need to show professionalism and experience. You may be wondering; how can I stand out among the rest? If you’re seeking construction work, you’ve got to be willing to make tough calls and share some serious responsibility. As an employee in a competitive industry, you have to be prepare for intense… Read More »

Effective Ways to Encourage Your Team to Quit Smoking

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Construction Staffing

Smoking: It’s unhealthy, dangerous and toxic to productivity. Help your staff squash this habit, especially while at work. Construction staff are more likely to smoke than white collar workers, so help your team by focusing on quitting methods targeted at their industry. Non-smokers are more efficient workers, and it’s possible to kick the addiction with… Read More »

Use Our Tips to Set Professional Goals for the New Year

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Construction Executive

For a professional looking to set powerful goals, it’s essential to focus your ambitions and set intentions for 2017. To move forward on your career path, you need to create aspirations of what the new year may bring. Check out the following tips on how to dream big and reach your goals! Start With a… Read More »

The Impact of the Electrician Shortage on Consumers

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Construction Staffing

With blue-collar workers aging out of the construction agency faster than they can be replaced, the country is facing a serious electrician shortage. There may be young prospects learning the trade, but they don’t have the necessary experience. Bridging this gap is possible, but how will the shortage affect consumers in the meantime? Where Are… Read More »

Keeping Cool on the Site in the Summer Heat

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Construction Staffing

When you’re on site, staying safe is just as important as finishing a project. Productivity depends on staff being smart and responsible. Summer construction sites can heat up, and it’s vital to stay cool and conscious. Here’s the top five ways to stay cool during a job in the summer. Stay Hydrated It’s essential to… Read More »

5 Ways to be a Successful Leader in Construction: A Lesson From Execs

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Construction Executive

For construction employees who are called to lead, a job site is never about a paycheck; it goes much further than that. Skilled tradesmen who emerge into leadership positions, especially in commercial construction projects, are driven to create high quality workmanship, facilitate timely production or develop a satisfying job site environment. As leaders, we must… Read More »

How to Successfully Manage Client Expectations in the Early Stages of a Project

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CCS Construction Staffing

In the beginning of a project, construction firms often hear their clients exclaim, “I’m so excited to get building!” However, as time goes on, unexpected miscommunications and changing timelines can be frustrating, stressful and even emotional. Sometimes clients get so wrapped up in the outcomes that they forget underneath that mound of building materials is… Read More »

What to Expect in the Construction Industry in 2016

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Construction Staffing

With the start of 2016, it’s clear that this changing construction industry requires adaptable employees. New technology and high-tech equipment mean that temporary and permanent employees have to come in with a strong foundation and develop new skills if they want to excel. More than any other industry, construction must look toward the future if… Read More »

Why You Must Be On Time For Work Every Day

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Construction Staffing

You rarely get a second chance to make a good impression. Job site managers and construction foremen judge you from the moment you pick up a drill or a ladder. And they aren’t the only ones. Your co-workers will make their own decisions about the quality of your work the first time they work along… Read More »

Are You Hiring Good Personalities?

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CCS Construction Staffing

What kind of personality is the best fit for construction? When you look at the diversity of a typical job site, it’s hard – at first – to see a common thread. However, this type of work attracts a certain type of individual – regardless of race, religion or gender. That’s why it’s important to… Read More »